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Tips On How To Pack Your Goods Safely

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  1. What Are The Tips On How To Pack Your Goods Safely?
  2. Get Specific Boxes For The Fragile Items
  3. Disassemble Items That Can Be Fixed
  4. Take Care Of The Small Items
  5. Indicate Clearly On The Cartons
  6. Use Common Sense
Take Care Of The Small Items

What are the Tips On How To Pack Your Goods Safely?

You don’t want to play the “I wish I knew" tune when you are at your destination and realize that almost half of your luggage is damaged. It is very disheartening to move your things all the way, at all that cost and you cannot use them anymore. That is why packing is one of the most critical stages in preparing for your moving. Whoever will be doing the packing needs to be fully aware of what is required to ensure the items are safe during the loading and offloading process.

Here are some tips:

Get specific boxes for the fragile items

Items made of glass and other easily breakable materials should be packed separately. Wrap these with some soft stuff like old newspapers and carefully place them in the boxes. These should be clearly marked: “Fragile handle with care” then set them aside to be handled on their own.

Disassemble items that can be fixed

Break into smaller portions chairs, tables, beds and such items that can be disassembled. Doing this reduces the possibility of breakage if the items are packed as a whole. Get the carpenter and give them instructions on such. Disassemble the computer and pack the CPU, the monitor, mouse and the keyboard in a box. Pack the smaller parts of an item in the same box and adequately label to avoid confusion when assembling.

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Take Care Of The Small Items

Take care of the small items

The bolts, souvenirs and all little things should be packed in brightly colored boxes. They should be put in one big box to save on space. Label every item, clearly indicating where it belongs and the purpose. When you are at your destination, you will just need to fix whatever it is that you need to without taking much of your time.

Indicate clearly on the cartons

You are probably not the one who is going to on/ offload the items, and therefore one would want to know which side is ‘up’ and which is ‘bottom.’ Carrying a wine glass upside down could easily break just like many other items while moving . When packing, use arrows and words to give direction such as: ‘This side up’, ‘lift carefully’ ‘do not throw’. Such directions will ensure that anyone handling such items is careful.

Use common sense

Most of what you will do while packing will require that you use common sense. For example, putting a box on top of a mirror is a big no-no; it is ridiculous to carry unwrapped bolts in your pocket and then be surprised if they get lost. Just stick to the basics while packing.

When it comes to packing, precision and care is needed. You cannot afford to make some silly mistakes that will cost you a $10000 gadget. When you don’t know what to do or how to go about packing something, then ask for help. Get a professional mover who has enough years of experience, and at a small charge, they could save you thousands of dollars.

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Joe was born in Santa Cruz, California. During high school, Joe worked as a mechanic; a job continued to work part-time during his bachelor's degree.

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